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  • JP Ayanami class


    JP Harukaze class


    Anti submarine warfare destroyers as the Harukaze class but with improved weaponry. Later redesignated as DDs

        Derivatives / Succeeded by
    JP Murasame 1958 class 1958
                            JP Akizuki class 1960
                                                    JP Yamagumo class 1966
                                                                            JP Minegumo class 1967


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    2500full load (tn)
    109length (m)
    10.70beam (m)
    3.70draught (m)
    32max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine boilers
    2Naval Engine steam turbines
    3Naval Gun Mark 28 5/38 inch (twin 127mm)
    2Rocket Launcher Hedgehog ASW
    4Torpedo Launchers single tube 533 mm


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        Typical Max
    No Landing platform


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    JP Ishikawajima Kobe - 1
    JP Kawasaki Tokyo - 1
    JP Maizuru - 1nm NW of Maizuru City, Kyoto1
    JP Mitsubishi Kobe - 1
    JP Mitsubishi Nagasaki - 1
    JP Mitsui Tamano - 2

    List of Ships

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    JPJMSDFDDK 103JDS Ayanami19581986
    JPJMSDFDDK 104JDS Isonami19581987
    JPJMSDFDDK 105JDS Uranami19581986
    JPJMSDFDDK 106JDS Shikinami19581987
    JPJMSDFDDA 107Murasame 1958 class JDS Murasame19591988
    JPJMSDFDDA 108Murasame 1958 class JDS Yudachi19591987
    JPJMSDFDDA 109Murasame 1958 class JDS Harusame19591989
    JPJMSDFDDK 110JDS Takanami19601989
    JPJMSDFDDK 111JDS Onami19601990
    JPJMSDFDDK 112JDS Makinami19601990
    JPJMSDFDD 161Akizuki class JDS Akizuki19601993
    JPJMSDFDD 162Akizuki class JDS Teruzuki19601993
    JPJMSDFDDK 113Yamagumo class JDS Yamagumo19661995
    JPJMSDFDDK 114Yamagumo class JDS Makigumo19661995
    JPJMSDFDDK 115Yamagumo class JDS Asagumo19671998
    JPJMSDFDD 116Minegumo class JDS Minegumo19681999
    JPJMSDFDD 117Minegumo class JDS Natsugumo19691999
    JPJMSDFDD 118Minegumo class JDS Murakumo19702000
    JPJMSDFDDK 119Yamagumo class JDS Aokumo19722003
    JPJMSDFDDK 120Yamagumo class JDS Akigumo19742005
    JPJMSDFDDK 121Yamagumo class JDS Yuugumo19782005

    21 units


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    1956-nov-20Laid downJP DDK 103 JDS Ayanami
    1956-dec-14Laid downJP DDK 104 JDS Isonami
    1956-dec-14Laid downJP DDK 106 JDS Shikinami
    1957-feb-1Laid downJP DDK 105 JDS Uranami
    1957-jun-1LaunchedJP DDK 103 JDS Ayanami
    1957-aug-29LaunchedJP DDK 105 JDS Uranami
    1957-sep-25LaunchedJP DDK 106 JDS Shikinami
    1957-sep-30LaunchedJP DDK 104 JDS Isonami
    1958-feb-12CommissionedJP DDK 103 JDS Ayanami
    1958-feb-27CommissionedJP DDK 105 JDS Uranami
    1958-mar-14CommissionedJP DDK 104 JDS Isonami
    1958-mar-15CommissionedJP DDK 106 JDS Shikinami
    1958-nov-8Laid downJP DDK 110 JDS Takanami
    1959-mar-20Laid downJP DDK 111 JDS Onami
    1959-mar-20Laid downJP DDK 112 JDS Makinami
    1959-aug-8LaunchedJP DDK 110 JDS Takanami
    1960-jan-30CommissionedJP DDK 110 JDS Takanami
    1960-feb-13LaunchedJP DDK 111 JDS Onami
    1960-apr-25LaunchedJP DDK 112 JDS Makinami
    1960-aug-29CommissionedJP DDK 111 JDS Onami
    1960-oct-28CommissionedJP DDK 112 JDS Makinami
    1975Fate: transferedJP DDK 104 JDS Isonami as TV 3502
    1976Fate: transferedJP DDK 106 JDS Shikinami as TV 3503
    1982Fate: transferedJP DDK 103 JDS Ayanami as ASU 7004
    1982Fate: transferedJP DDK 105 JDS Uranami as ASU 7005
    1985Fate: transferedJP DDK 110 JDS Takanami as ASU-7009
    1986-dec-25DecommissionedJP DDK 103 JDS Ayanami
    1986-dec-25DecommissionedJP DDK 105 JDS Uranami
    1987Fate: transferedJP DDK 111 JDS Onami as ASU 7013
    1987Fate: transferedJP DDK 112 JDS Makinami as ASU 7014
    1987-jul-1DecommissionedJP DDK 104 JDS Isonami
    1987-jul-1DecommissionedJP DDK 106 JDS Shikinami
    1989-mar-24DecommissionedJP DDK 110 JDS Takanami
    1990-mar-23DecommissionedJP DDK 111 JDS Onami
    1990-mar-23DecommissionedJP DDK 112 JDS Makinami

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